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Lucas Cranach the Elder, Saint Maurice — Black Saint in the Renaissance

SmartHistory gives us a wonderful and informative video on the history behind the black saint, Saint Maurice. The video explores the proud history and the painting shows the views of Africans in Europe at this time. A history that hadn't felt the impact of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade....

Jennifer B. Nuzzo: 3 Ways To Prepare Society For The Next Pandemic | TED

ABOUT: What if we treated the risk of pandemics the same way we treat the risk of fires? In this eye-opening talk, infectious disease epidemiologist Jennifer B. Nuzzo unpacks how the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 sparked a cultural shift in how we defend against fires -- and explains why...

Why should you read “The Handmaid’s Tale??” – By Naomi R. Mercer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v-mfJMyBO0 JOURNEY INTO DYSTOPIA, WITH THE HANDMAID'S TALE.... ABOUT:Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction masterpiece "A Handmaid's Tale" explores the consequences of complacency and how power can be wielded unfairly. Atwood’s chilling vision of a dystopian regime has captured readers' imaginations since its publication in 1985. How does this book maintain...

The World’s First Sex Symbol | The Scandalous Adventures Of Lord Byron | Absolute History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjpEAiccugo Rupert Everett drops The 411 for Absolute History. His commentary on one of our most favorite historical figures, Lord Byron. You can learn a lot from this video essay and lecture. ABOUT: Rupert Everett follows in the footsteps of romantic poet Lord Byron, 200 years after he embarked on his infamous...

ANCIENTS MONTH: Rome before the Empire, the Temple of Portunus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUJ8MPNmlj4 ANCIENTS MONTH: Not much remains from when Rome was a republic. Most of what we think of preserved ancient Roman ruins, comes from the empire or imperial period; with special emphasis on works created by the Julio-Claudio roman emperors. Or those from the line of Julius Caesar and ending...

ANCIENTS MONTH WARNINGS: How America Could Fall Like Rome?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIwRB7r6wM4 ANCIENTS MONTH (Continues).. So we officially end Ancients Month with a warning. You say, "What???" The warning is from the heart. It's also from those who studied ancient Rome. The Romans had a lot of similarities with our world today. After the recent events, with the COVID-19 pandemic and the political...

AGORA: Roman Epic Drama (Must See Movie)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwUwjkEveBE&t=358s AGORA is one of our most favorite movies here in the office. It tells the story of ancient Alexandria and is dear to our hearts. Rome and Athens carried the load and legacy of democracy and governance in the period depicted by the film. The city of Alexandria coveted...

The Fourth Dynasty of Egypt: The Age of the Pyramid Builders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_5JpdBTdls This is a wonderful video to learn about the iconic period of history, of what many on the street consider ancient Egypt. You can learn a lot from this one. Play while you do cardio or even weight lift. Perfect for car cruising or driving to work. Learn as...

ANCIENTS MONTH: What Did The Ancient Egyptians Eat?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hOzW8bhGKw ANCIENTS MONTH:  We present a civilization the whole office loves, ancient EGYPT. The Egyptians did it all and were extremely advanced. Enjoy this wonderful video essay.  Ciao from MILANO411.com

ANCIENTS MONTH: Theatre of Pompey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2mOd7lIGOE ANCIENTS MONTH: "Life is theater. You should always hope its a comedy. Ciao..." - MILANO411.com ABOUT: The Theatre of Pompey was the largest theatre built in the ancient World. Behind the theatre was the Porticus Pompei, a large enclosed area that began the Imperial Forum building projects throughout the Imperial age. Visit...